Turner Headed to Dolphins

Managing Editor
Posted Feb 1, 2012


Jim Turner has closed the book on the college game and is heading pro with the Miami Dolphins.

It was just more than a month ago that Jim Turner was introduced as the new Offensive Line Coach for the Red Raiders.

But Texas Tech head coach Tommy Tuberville in a news conference on Wednesday announced that Turner will now take that talent to South Beach and take over as the Offensive Line Coach of the Miami Dolphins, effective immediately.

Following the firing on Mike Sherman at Texas A&M, Turner left the Aggies and made the move to Texas Tech to take over a dismal offensive line.

At Texas A&M, Turner put together the fourth-best O-Line in the country as his line allowed just nine sacks all season long averaging just .69 sacks allowed per game.

This move to Miami comes at no surprise as on Friday, Sherman was hired to be the new offensive coordinator for the Dolphins under new head coach Joe Philbin.

With his hire, Turner followed suit and joined his former boss at Miami to try and make its offensive line as dynamic as the one he created in College Station.

Tuberville also hinted at that he has Turner’s replacement in place and the new offensive line coach for the Red Raiders will be announced on Thursday.



Related Stories
Live Blog: National Signing Day Coverage
 -by RaiderPower.com  Jan 31, 2012
Nine Recruits Who Will Help Immediately
 -by RaiderPower.com  Feb 3, 2012
Top Five Tech RBs of Post- Steve Sloan Era
 -by RaiderPower.com  Jan 30, 2012

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from RaiderPower.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Miami
Football > Texas A&M
Football > Texas Tech
[View My HotList]